Micro 251_Wk2Tues_111811

Micro 251_Wk2Tues_111811 - Micro 251 Tuesday lab: Week 2...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–7. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Micro 251 Tuesday lab: Week 2 Myra
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Today Aseptic Technique What is it? Tips. . Gram Staining History and general points Use proper aseptic technique to prepare a slide for Gram staining Properly identify Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria.
Background image of page 2
Collection of techniques that doesn’t allow microorganisms to escape their containers (tubes, petri dish etc) or allow outside organisms to contaminate such containers. What is Aseptic Technique
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Aseptic Technique (cont…) Describes principles and practices employed by microbiologists to prevent contamination of self, others, workspace, instruments, and cultures by unwanted microbes Proper aseptic technique is critical for safe and effective microbiology
Background image of page 4
Tips for handling agar plates DOs Work with the plate upside-down Apply your sterile loop to the agar surface gently but with confidence – don’t be scared Hold plate approximately sideways, i.e. closer to parallel to your body DONTs Work with plate right- side up, remove the top, place on bench, then pick up a colony Score/Puncture the agar unless instructed to do so Pick up multiple colonies at once Pick up a colony while the loop is still hot Hold the plate parallel to the floor with the
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Tips: Agar plate/dish When taking a sample of bacteria… Note: Orientation of dish. .
Background image of page 6
Image of page 7
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 17

Micro 251_Wk2Tues_111811 - Micro 251 Tuesday lab: Week 2...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 7. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online